RF Tactical Data Link Engineer

6 days left

Location
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary
Competitive hourly rates
Posted
05 May 2017
Closes
02 Jun 2017
Clearance Level
DV, None / Undisclosed, SC
Job Type
Contract

RF Tactical Data Link Engineer:

World class Defence Organisation based in Stevenage, Hertfordshire is currently looking to recruit an RF Tactical Data Links Engineer.

Please Note: you must be eligible for SC (Secret Level) Security Clearance.

The contract is initially for 6 months (ongoing after).  Competitive hourly rates are being offered by the department.

Tactical Data Link Engineer Job Description:

An opportunity has arisen in a team of specialised RF professionals.

The RF Systems Group is responsible for the specification and assessment of a range of sub-systems used within complex weapon systems. Each member of the team performs a range of tasks and engages regularly with other areas of the business, external suppliers and customers.

The successful applicant will work as part of a Project Team involved in integrating a military tactical data link into a complex weapon. Your key responsibilities will be to support the acquisition of a tactical data link and assist with its integration into a weapon system.

Development, procurement, parameterisation, verification and/or validation of complex hardware performance models (e.g. Matlab, Simulink or similar)
Monitoring supplier and technology roadmaps and identifying cutting edge and future technologies for investment

Supporting trials in conjunction with suppliers and the customer
Supporting the growth and improvement of existing and future test facilities.

Support from a team with extensive experience of RF systems and subsystems and with access to testing facilities and design tools needed to supply state-of-the-art solutions.

Development of RF expertise and the opportunity to cultivate/improve knowledge of many applications of the discipline
Detailed understanding of NATO Tactical Data Link doctrine, architecture and associated documentation.

Understanding of JTIDS/Link 16; to include both JTIDS (transceiver) and Link 16 (messaging) functionalities.

Detailed understanding of source documentation for JTIDS/Link 16 at both STANAG and MIL-STD level.

Detailed understanding of the DLCP and ICP process, including the ability to comment in detail on extant DLCPs and counter propose.
Detailed understanding of the concepts of Tactical Data Link operational, procedural and technical interoperability.

Essential Skills:

Qualified to degree-level or equivalent experience
Ability to motivate yourself to achieve demanding and evolving tasks while maintaining a calm professional manner
Detailed understanding of NATO Tactical Data Link doctrine, architecture and associated documentation.
Understanding of JTIDS/Link 16; to include both JTIDS (transceiver) and Link 16 (messaging) functionalities.
Detailed understanding of source documentation for JTIDS/Link 16 at both STANAG and MIL-STD level.
Detailed understanding of the DLCP and ICP process, including the ability to comment in detail on extant DLCPs and counter propose.
Detailed understanding of the concepts of Tactical Data Link operational, procedural and technical interoperability.
Detailed understanding of the document sets and any certification processes associated with the above.
Experience of generation of test strategies
Experience with good engineering practices, such as requirements definition, design certification & validation, and configuration control

Desirable Skills and Experience:

Knowledge of current military communications systems

Knowledge of spectrum management/co-siting interference calculations etc.

Knowledge of current error correction, compression and encoding methodologies.

Appreciation of system design & integration challenges

Modelling skills including proficiency with tools such as MATLAB and/or Simulink

Experience with configuration and requirements management tools such as TeamCenter PDM and DOORS

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